CommandTimeout Property

IDbCommand.CommandTimeout Property


Gets or sets the wait time before terminating the attempt to execute a command and generating an error.

Namespace:   System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

int CommandTimeout { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32

The time (in seconds) to wait for the command to execute. The default value is 30 seconds.

Exception Condition

The property value assigned is less than 0.

The following example creates an instance of a derived class, SqlCommand and sets some of its properties.

public void CreateSqlCommand() 
   SqlCommand command = new SqlCommand();
   command.CommandTimeout = 15;
   command.CommandType = CommandType.Text;

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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